What to See & Do: Museums & Historic Sites

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Haunted Happenings in Historic Frederick

Haunted Happenings in Historic Frederick

Posted in: Civil War History, Museums & Historic Sites, Outdoor Adventure

While Target may already be selling Christmas décor, Frederick is starting to get into the Halloween spirit! Often billed as the “most haunted city in Maryland” Frederick is full of eerie experiences and haunted happenings. Are you a believer?

The Road Most Traveled - A Guide to Frederick's Scenic Drives

The Road Most Traveled - A Guide to Frederick's Scenic Drives

Posted in: Museums & Historic Sites, Outdoor Adventure, Shopping, Dining & Culinary, Scenic Drives, Historic Cities & Towns

Whether you want to fill your weekend with unique stops and exciting attractions or you just want to spend an hour taking in the gorgeous views, a journey down one of Frederick County’s two most traveled roads is sure to be a memorable experience!

One Day in “Middletown” – An Itinerary of Must See Stops in Middletown, Maryland

One Day in “Middletown” – An Itinerary of Must See Stops in Middletown, Maryland

Posted in: Museums & Historic Sites, Outdoor Adventure, Dining & Culinary, Festivals and Events, Historic Cities & Towns, Agritourism, Visitor Information

Scattered throughout Frederick County are many unique and historic Main Street communities, where the downtown scene is more vibrant than ever. Big box stores take a back seat to mom and pop operations, restaurants serve up farm fresh meals, and visitors discover things they could never have found otherwise.

Frederick County’s War Correspondents Arch the First of its Kind

Frederick County’s War Correspondents Arch the First of its Kind

Posted in: Civil War History, Museums & Historic Sites, Outdoor Adventure, Family Fun, Scenic Drives, Visitor Information

The War Correspondents Memorial Arch, built in Frederick County by George Alfred Townsend 120 years ago, was the first monument in the world dedicated to journalists killed in combat.

Top 5 Reasons to Love Breakfast "Inn" Bed in Frederick County, Maryland

Top 5 Reasons to Love Breakfast "Inn" Bed in Frederick County, Maryland

Posted in: Museums & Historic Sites, Shopping, Dining & Culinary, Scenic Drives, Historic Cities & Towns, Tours

Here are the top 5 reasons why you'll love breakfast "inn" bed in Frederick County.

Find Your Park in Frederick County!

Find Your Park in Frederick County!

Posted in: Civil War History, Museums & Historic Sites, Outdoor Adventure, Family Fun, Historic Cities & Towns

Urban parks, nature parks, historic parks - we've got it all in Frederick County. Enjoy history and outdoor recreation at local, state and national parks, as well as several historic districts.

Exploring the Covered Bridges of Frederick County

Exploring the Covered Bridges of Frederick County

Posted in: Museums & Historic Sites, Outdoor Adventure, Family Fun, Scenic Drives

Explore northern Frederick County's three historic covered bridges.

5 Interesting Facts About Frederick’s Railroad History

5 Interesting Facts About Frederick’s Railroad History

Posted in: Civil War History, Museums & Historic Sites, Family Fun

Frederick County, Maryland, has a rich railroad history dating back to the 1820s. Here are five interesting facts you may not know.

Summer Family Fun in Frederick County

Summer Family Fun in Frederick County

Posted in: Museums & Historic Sites, Outdoor Adventure, Family Fun, Seasonal, Agritourism

Here are just some of the many ideas for summer family fun in Frederick County!

Arts Itinerary: How to Spend a Weekend in Frederick

Arts Itinerary: How to Spend a Weekend in Frederick

Posted in: Museums & Historic Sites, Dining & Culinary, Festivals and Events, Historic Cities & Towns, Visitor Information

Located just one hour from D.C. and Baltimore, Frederick County is a perfect location for a weekend getaway. One of the best ways to spend a weekend in Frederick is by experiencing the arts scene.

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